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The Cruisers Sport Series 278.

The Cruisers Sport Series 278.



Overview: A Cruisers Sport Series bowrider, with the Extreme package.

Concept:

-Build a bow rider with the same attention to detail and equipping as is used with Cruisers’ yachts, and equip it with the Extreme tow tower package.

Construction:

-Hatches and doors are RTM molded, to maximize strength, minimize weight, and provide a finished surface inside and out.






























Specifications
Length27'0"
Beam8'6"
Max Draft3'3"
Deadrise22 degrees
Displacement5,720 lbs
Fuel capacity68 gal

-Aluminum plates beef up the engine mounting system, and back up deck hardware.

- Billet aluminum tower is as solid and as rugged as they come.

Performance & Handling:

-Top-end comes close to 50-MPH, and acceleration is quick enough for any of the towing watersports.

-Steps in the hullside chines help the boat dig in and grip in tight turns, while breaking adhesion to boost fuel economy.

-22-degree deadrise bottom slices open a one-foot chop without hesitation, banging, or rattling.























































Performance Data
Test conditions: 1 foot chop, winds 10 - 15 knots, 1 POB
RPMMPHGPHMPG
10005.81.83.2
20008.86.81.3
300021.610.52.1
400033.118.01.8
500042.923.01.9
550048.426.01.9
Power320-hp Volvo Penta stern drive. Prop – DPS Duo-prop Propset.

Unique features:

-Swing-open head compartment in the passenger’s console is roomy, and includes an opening port and a sink.

-Swim platform ladder is canted off to the side, to keep swimmers away from the props.

-Beefy tower includes board racks and stereo speakers.

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